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Stirling Moss and the history of Pace Notes

Pace notes have now been around for many years in rallying, but their introduction had a much stranger beginning than you might have thought, involving the motor racing legend, Stirling Moss. Jeff Whitten looks back at how it all began.

It wasn’t all that many years ago that pace notes were introduced for the Australian Rally Championship after years of using tulip instructions and route charts and, even earlier before the ARC commenced, map-based navigation.

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Jeff Whitten

Jeff is a longtime member of the Australian rallying community and was inducted into the Australian Rallying Hall of Fame in 2015.
Jeff is a longtime member of the Australian rallying community and was inducted into the Australian Rallying Hall of Fame in 2015.